[Code of Federal Regulations]
[Title 21, Volume 3]
[Revised as of April 1, 2006]
From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access
TITLE 21--FOOD AND DRUGS
CHAPTER I--FOOD AND DRUG ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN
PART 184_DIRECT FOOD SUBSTANCES AFFIRMED AS GENERALLY RECOGNIZED AS
SAFE--Table of Contents
Subpart B_Listing of Specific Substances Affirmed as GRAS
Sec. 184.1498 Microparticulated protein product.
(a) Microparticulated protein product is prepared from egg whites or
milk protein or a combination of egg whites and milk protein. These
protein sources may be used alone or in combination with other safe and
suitable ingredients to form the microparticulated product. The mixture
of ingredients is high-shear heat processed to achieve a smooth and
creamy texture similar to that of fat. Safe and suitable ingredients
used in the preparation of the microparticulated protein product must be
used in compliance with the limitations of the appropriate regulations
in parts 172, 182, and 184 of this chapter.
(b) The ingredient is used in food in accordance with Sec.
184.1(b)(2) at levels not to exceed current good manufacturing practice.
The affirmation of the use of this ingredient as generally recognized as
safe (GRAS) as a direct human food ingredient is based upon the
following conditions of use:
(1) The ingredient is used in food as a thickener as defined in
Sec. 170.3(o)(28) of this chapter or as a texturizer as defined in
Sec. 170.3(o)(32) of this chapter.
(2) The ingredient is used in frozen dessert-type products except
that the ingredient may not be used to replace the milk fat required in
standardized frozen desserts.
(3) The name of the ingredient used in the ingredient statement on
both bulk and packaged food must include the source of the protein
(e.g., ``microparticulated egg white protein''), followed by a
parenthetical listing of each of the ingredients in the
microparticulated protein product, in descending order of predominance.
Microparticulated protein product must be used in accordance with this
requirement or its addition to food will be considered by FDA to
constitute the use of an unapproved food additive (see Sec.
[55 FR 6391, Feb. 23, 1990]
Additives that reference this regulation:
Source: U.S. Code of Federal Regulations - CFR Title 21, Part 184, Section 1498
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